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Bruce's Jig

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BRUCE'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Andrew Osborne 2019

1- 8 1s cross down RH, cast behind 3s, meet and dance up (nearer hands joined) to top and cast to 2nd place opposite sides (2s step up 7-8) 2(1)3
9-16 1L+3s and 1M+2s dance RH across; 1s turn LH to face 3rd corners
17-24 1s+3rd corners dance ½ diagonal reel of 4, 1s pass RSh; 1s+4th corners dance ½ diagonal reel of 4. 1s pass RSh to end 2nd place opposite sides. (3)(1)(2)
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance clockwise ½ round; All turn partners RH (or birl) 213

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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This dance, Bruce's Jig, was devised by Andrew Osbourne to celebrate Bruce McLaren's 85th Birthday in 2019.

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